Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly. Since 2017, JRHS is published electronically.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific publication which is produced quarterly and is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, and Preventive and Social Medicine.

We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.


ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)




WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.


Table of Contents


The global pandemics are getting more frequent and severe PDF
Jalal Poorolajal

Review articles

Kidney Complications of COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis PDF
Naser Nasiri, Shoboo Rahmati, Abbas Etminan, Hamid Sharifi, Azam Bazrafshan, Mohammad Karamouzian, Ali Sharifi
Sexual and Reproductive Health Challenges in Temporary Marriage: A Systematic Review PDF
Farzaneh Valizadeh, Abolfazl Mohammadbeigi, Reza Chaman, Fatemeh Kashefi, Ali Mohammad Nazari, Zahra Motaghi

Original Articles

Association between Dietary Patterns and Major Depression in Adult Females: A Case-Control Study PDF
Sakineh Nouri Saeidlou, Arezou Kiani, Parvin Ayremlou
Macronutrients Intake and Stomach Cancer Risk in Iran: A Hospital-based Case-Control Study PDF
Fatemeh Toorang, bahareh sasanfar, Azita Hekmatdoost, Saba Narmcheshm, Maryam Hadji, Soraiya Ebrahimpour-Koujan, Neda Amini, Kazem Zendehdel
Epidemiological patterns of syndromic symptoms in suspected patients with COVID-19 in Iran: A Latent Class Analysis PDF
Ali Hosseinzadeh, Maysam Rezapour, Marzie Rohani-Rasaf, Mohammad Hassan Emamian, Solmaz Talebi, Shahrbanoo Goli, Reza Chaman, Hossein Sheibani, Ehsan Binesh, Fariba Zare, Ahmad Khosravi
COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors among Health Staff: Data from a Large Survey in the West of Iran PDF
Saeid Bashirian, Salman Khazaie, Majid Barati, Ensieh Jenabi, Alireza Soltanian, Samane shirahmadi, Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini, Sepideh Zareian, Forouzan Rezapur-Shahkolai, Babak Moeini
Predictors of Intensive Care Unit Admission among Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in a Large University Hospital in Tehran, Iran PDF
Hossein Hatami, Hussein Soleimantabar, Mehrdad Ghasemian, Negar Delbari, Shayan Aryannezhad

JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509